Galleywood recorded history dates back to early medieval times and was recorded in 1250 as Gauelwode (Galleywood Common), a hamlet of Great Baddow, part of an ancient forest interspersed with open scrubland.
Introducing the Galleywood Flintstone
Surprising who you meet from the past when you're carrying a video camera - just enjoying a cuppa with Les Whybro at Galleywood Heritage Centre when along comes an Ancient Briton with something of interest .
Welcoming Napoleon Bonaparte to Galleywood Common
The following black and white photographs some more than 100 years old have been colourised for the Festival, bring back to life some old views of Galleywood.
The Races behind the main Grandstand
Race meeting - The rise of the final mile to the Grandstand finish
The Horse and Groom on the Common
The White Bear
The Whie Bear as the Gread Baddow Brewery around 1882 before Charingtons, the old Blue Lion on the left side of the road
The Mill on the Common (Margaretting Road at Mill House from the Eagle Crossroads
The Mill at Mill House Margaretting Road
A welcome rest from milling